Metra trains pass beneath the former Rock Island signals.
This just in! Honoring the State of Illinois...and the six counties that Metra serves. MP36PH-3C #402 rolls under the endangered Rock Island searchlights in Robbins as it shows off its brand new p... (more)
The Rock Island lives on! METX 425, the Rock Island heritage unit, leads a scoot west out of town under the old Rock searchlights in Robbins.
IAIS 516 leading SIBI into Blue Island under the soon to fall Rock Island signals.
Joliet bound train passes the soon to be replaced Rock Island signals.
Metra 416 leads a outbound train under the soon to fall Rock Island cantilevers in Robbins.
A Joliet-bound Metra train passes beneath the Rock Island searchlights at Robbins.
Unfamiliar territory! With the diamonds at CP Canal along the usual route being replaced, Amtrak's Lincoln Service and Texas Eagle trains were detoured down Metra's Rock Island District. The outbo... (more)
Nickel Plate Road 2-8-4 #765 cruises under the former Rock Island signal bridge at CP Robbins near Blue Island, IL with the "Joliet Rocket" excursion bound for Chicago. The engine put on... (more)
Nickel Plate Road 765 charges towards LaSalle Street with the 2018 Joliet Rocket!
NKP 765 opens up as she hauls the Joliet Rocket through Robbins, IL under Rock Island searchlights.
The Joliet Rocket passes under Rock Island searchlight signals just west of Metra's Robbins station.
The first "Joliet Rocket" of the weekend passes the Rock Island signal bridge at CP Robbins.
NKP 765 leads a Metra excursion east through the old Rock Island signals at Robbins, Illinois. Extensive track work was happening on main 2 which explains NKP 765 being on main 1.